For population 25 years and over in Peru:
For population 15 years and over in Peru town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (17.3 miles , pop. 61,704).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (65.9 miles , pop. 287,151).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (287.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Latitude: 44.71 N, Longitude: 91.82 W
Population change in the 1990s: +44 (+21.7%).
Work and jobs in Peru: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Peru, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Peru-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the Peru town center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 6/4/1958, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 50 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Dunn County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Peru:
Amtrak station near Peru:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Peru:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Peru compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Peru (based on Dunn County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.50%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,518 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($35 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,153 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Peru:
Strongest FM radio stations in Peru:
TV broadcast stations around Peru:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $329,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,644
Total average daily truck traffic: 189
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 3,480